A Navajo Nation Chapter House passed a resolution Wednesday that may pave the way for a resort and tramway along the Little Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl reports.
Northern Arizona University has two artists in residence this year: painter Bruce Aiken in the University's Honors Program. And installation artist Shawn Shabelund in the Department of Biological Sciences and the Master's Program in Sustainable Communities. Though their departments and mediums are different, there is a connective thread between the two...nature. Arizona Public Radio's Constance DeVereaux reports on the artists' work and how they'll spend their residencies.
One of the founders of the Center for Sustainable Environments at Northern Arizona University is out with a new study on borderland foods. Gary Nabhan - now with the Southwest Center at the University of Arizona - has just published a study about the geopolitical disparity along the U.S./Mexico border in terms of poverty and food supply. He told KNAU's Gillian Ferris Kohl that more than a dozen researchers went into the field on both sides of the border to look at this schism.
The Martin-Springer Institute at Northern Arizona University was founded twelve years ago by Flagstaff resident and Holocaust survivor, Doris Martin. Her goal was to promote tolerance through education in hopes of preventing future atrocities. This year, the institute has a new executive director, Bjorn Krondorfer. He spoke with Arizona Public Radio's Constance DeVereaux about the importance of studying the Holocaust.